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Nintendo Switch: Launch Date, Price, Games Lineup and More Reveals

After watching the full live stream presentation of the upcoming Nintendo Switch, we now have a bunch of official details to provide you all with. Here’s when you can expect to pick up one, how much it will cost you, what games will be available once Nintendo’s next console launches etc.

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Release Date & Price

The Nintendo Switch will release on March 3, 2017 in all major territories. The console will launch at $299.99. You can get a Switch with the Gray Joy-Con or Neon Blue/Red Joy-Con controller for that aforementioned price.


Online, Battery Life, Controllers & Peripherals Pricing

The online service for the Nintendo Switch will be free during a trial period for non-subscribers through Fall 2017. As a non-paying subscriber, you’ll have access to the Nintendo eShop, the ability to register and manage your online friends list, the chance to share screenshots to social media and control over the console’s Parental Controls app. Paid subscribers will get the full spectrum of features. You’ll get access to all the non-paid subscriber bonuses, plus online gameplay, lobbies and the voice chat app. Along with all that, paid subscribers will get a special monthly game download and exclusive deals.

Nintendo released the following statement regarding the monthly game deal:

Subscribers will get to download and play a Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) or Super Nintendo Entertainment System (Super NES) game (with newly-added online play) for free for a month.

Region Locking won’t be a factor for this new Nintendo console, so you’ll be able to play games released in other countries. When the Switch isn’t docked and connected to your TV, its battery lasts from 2-and-a-half-hours to 6-and-a-half-hours. The battery life is also said to vary depending on the game currently being played once it’s in Portable Mode.

Nintendo Switch

As far as the prices go for the Switch’s additional controllers and peripherals, you can check those out down below:

• Joy-Con controller: $49.99
• Two Joy-Con controllers: $79.99
• Switch Pro controller:$69.99
• Joy-Con charging station: $29.99
• Nintendo Switch Dock Set: $89.99
• Joy-Con Wheel: $14.99


Launch Day Games Lineup

1-2-Switch

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Super Bomberman R
Skylanders Imaginators
Just Dance 2017

The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+
I am Setsuna
Fast RMX
Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove
Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment


Launch Window Games Lineup (Over 80 Games are in Development)

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (April 28)

ARMS (Spring 2017)

Splatoon 2 (Summer 2017)

Super Mario Odyssey (Holiday 2017)

Xenoblade Chronicles 2

Fire Emblem Warriors
Dragon Quest X
Dragon Quest XI

Dragon Quest Heroes I & II

Shin Megami Tensei: Brand New Title

Project Octopath Traveler
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Fall 2017)
• New No More Heroes
FIFA

Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers (May 26)
Rayman Legends Definitive Edition
Steep
Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2
NBA 2K18 (September 2017)
Snipperclips: Cut it Out, Together!
TumbleSeed
Minecraft: Switch Edition
Arcade Archives
Farming Simulator
Minecraft: Story Mode – The Complete Adventure
RIME
Little Inferno
World of Goo
Human Resource Machine
Syberia 3
The King of Fighters ’98
Waku Waku 7
Shock Troopers
World Heroes Perfect
Metal Slug 3
• Project Sonic 2017
• New BlazBlue
New Frontier Days: Founding Pioneers
• New Tales of…
• New Taiko Drum Master
Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom
Lego Worlds
Lego City Undercover (Spring 2017)

Redout

Sonic Mania (Spring 2017)

Puyo Puyo Tetris

Disgaea 5 Complete (May 23, 2017)

Has-Been Heroes


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